Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Rudy Sarzo on How Quiet Riot’s ‘Condition Critical’ Went Wrong
Bassist says band felt “under the gun” to top ‘Metal Health’ on tight timescale.
San Francisco Musicians in Line for Guaranteed Income
Test program aims to help rebuild arts industry after pandemic, following positive results from previous experiment.
The Foo Fighters Song That Started as a Joke
Dave Grohl recalls “sitting on the couch laughing” as “Love Dies Young” came together.
Why Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Handed Warrant a Plate of His S—
Drummer took young band to task after members trashed a dressing room.
45 Years Ago: Shooting Starts on ‘Star Wars’
George Lucas endured a difficult first day in the Tunisian desert but went on to make movie history anyway.
50 Years Ago: ‘Star Wars’ Begins With George Lucas’ ’THX 1138’
Future movie mogul’s first full-length feature confused and bewildered with its art-house vibe.
When Tom Morello Became a Stripper to Buy a Hot Tub
Rage Against the Machine guitarist recalls desperate attempt to improve his dating life.
Watch Lost Fan Footage of Led Zeppelin in 1972
Clip from New Zealand show was forgotten for nearly 50 years before archivist added audio.
The Songwriter Dave Grohl Keeps Dropping Into His Songs
Foo Fighters leader says Bob Mould is as important as Tom Petty.
Ozzy Osbourne: Cocaine Became ‘Misery Beyond Belief’
Black Sabbath singer regrets starting to use the drug as the band made ‘Vol. 4.’
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Dave Grohl and Quincy Jones Sign Up to Help Restart Live Music
National Independent Venue Association appoints advisory board to rebuild after coronavirus.